Eight people with possible ties to Islamic State arrested in US for immigration violations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight people from Tajikistan suspected of having ties to the Islamic State group have been arrested in the United States in recent days, according to several people familiar with the matter. The arrests took place in New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles and the individuals who entered the United States through the … Read more

What you need to know about Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier’s first hearing in over a decade

Native activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison since his conviction for the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975, was scheduled to appear Monday for a parole hearing at a federal prison in Florida. At 79, her health is deteriorating and if this parole request is … Read more

Attorney General, FBI Director to Address Congress Amid Growing Political and International Tensions

Washington — Weeks after the House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of a contempt of congressional resolution Against him, Attorney General Merrick Garland will appear before the panel for an oversight hearing, during which he is expected to object to the decision, considering it unfounded and serving “no legitimate purpose.” House Republicans on the Judiciary … Read more